Optimizing antibiotics free preventative strategy using vaccines and probiotics for controlling necrotic enteritis in chickens


Principal Investigator

Susantha Gomis, University of Saskatchewan

Year the work was done

2018-2023

Overall objective

  • Develop a strategy for controlling necrotic enteritis in chickens using novel vaccines and probiotics formulated in our lab while comparing and combining them with an autogenous vaccine (will be prepared by VECCI-VET Inc.) and commercially available probiotics (PoultryStar®) options available in Canada.

This research applies to

Breeders, Broilers, Hatcheries, Layers

This research was supported by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Poultry Research Council, Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Poultry Extension.